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Burma's Kaman Muslims Cite Religious Conflict in Rakhine Statei
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Daniel Schearf
November 29, 2012
Communal fighting in Burma's western Rakhine State has focused on the plight of the Rohingya, a persecuted and stateless Muslim minority. But the ethnic Kaman, another Muslim group recognized as citizens, were also involved in the clashes, raising concerns of a wider religious conflict. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Rakhine State.

Burma's Kaman Muslims Cite Religious Conflict in Rakhine State

Daniel Schearf

Published November 29, 2012

Communal fighting in Burma's western Rakhine State has focused on the plight of the Rohingya, a persecuted and stateless Muslim minority. But the ethnic Kaman, another Muslim group recognized as citizens, were also involved in the clashes, raising concerns of a wider religious conflict. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Rakhine State.


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